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September 6, 2002

North of Tampa: September 6, 2002 Home base
More entrepreneurs are realizing they don't need traditional offices to get the job done.

Marlene Sokol
Flight attendant reinvents herself after 9/11
Cindy Karafilis is a flight attendant, but deep down inside she's an inventor.

For high school football fans, tonight it's official
The 2002 prep football season officially begins tonight with all eight north Tampa area schools in action. And there will be plenty of action to keep fans interested.

New matchups help new teams gain footing
Fledgling teams start this season to play against a mix of varsity and junior varsity opponents to even out competition.

Newcomers try to halt a political comeback
Faye Culp's years in local and state office give her name recognition, but her challengers have not made it easy.

Faded roadside attraction Dupree Gardens to vanish
LAND O'LAKES -- A smattering of bamboo, the stray trunks of magnolia and dogwood trees, a roofless limestone ticket booth: Little remains of Dupree Gardens, among the Tampa Bay area's top roadside tourist attractions in the 1940s.

Triathletes await start of season
For many locals, there's nervous anticipation as the first of the fall Ironman events approaches.

It's time to prepare for a new season of gardening
It's time to begin our fall gardening chores and planning. This is a great time to get your tools in shape and complete plans for a new landscape or renovation.

High Holy Days bracket Sept. 11 anniversary
One rabbi will deliver a message of healing and the importance of "uniting as one in the spiritual battle of good vs. evil."

Religion briefs
Lutz congregations to unite in worship

Maps portray a hurricane's power
The maps outline what could happen with a Category 3 hurricane. They are an attempt, officials say, to get residents to prepare for the worst.

Turning grief into poetry
A poem written by a Lutz man a week after Sept. 11 is published in a new Chicken Soup for the Soul book.

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